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Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is an insurance company that provides professional liability insurance to lawyers in private practice in Ontario and provides TitlePLUS title insurance coast-to-coast. We are a highly rated insurance company with an "A" rating from A. M. Best, a leading rating agency. Our central downtown location, our high-functioning professional staff, and our commitment to working with employees to help them realize their career development goals are company trademarks.

To see if your goals align with LAWPRO's Vision, Mission & Values, click on "Vision, Mission & Values".   To learn more about how LAWPRO acts on its commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen, see the LAWPRO Statement on Corporate Social Responsibility. You can also learn about LAWPRO's track record of accomplishments and service in our 15th anniversary brochure.

Jobs currently available at LAWPRO are listed below. For LAWPRO's guideline on screening and background checks click on "Screening Guideline".

Assistant Manager
Quality Assurance (Contract)
Underwriting Counsel

 

Job Title: Assistant Manager: Reporting to Underwriting & Customer Service Manager

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Manager in our Underwriting and Customer Service Department. The role of the Assistant Manager is to assist the Manager of the Department in the implementation of the primary errors and omissions insurance program in a professional and cost efficient manner while ensuring prompt customer service support. This position will oversee select Program Coordinators in the Department including oversight of work and work assignments, individual goal setting and performance management and development. In addition, the successful candidate will provide input regarding yearly department goals, identify areas for improvement and implement solutions regarding department production, and make suggestions for annual program changes and improvements. The Assistant Manager will review various reconciliation reports on a monthly basis to ensure efficient and effective department operation and oversee special projects on an as needed ‘basis.

Job Location:

The ideal candidate should:

  • be a leader with excellent abilities to develop and motivate a team environment;
  • have a community college or university degree in a relevant field (preferred);
  • have experience managing staff;
  • have knowledge of accounting practices;
  • be able to deal with multiple demands and time pressures;
  • be very organized, detailed-oriented, and good at leading projects;
  • have superior oral and written communication skills;
  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills; and-have excellent technology skills.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send a resume today in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    P.O. Box 3
    Toronto, ON M5B 2L7
    E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
    Fax: (416) 598-5807
    Deadline for application: July 15, 2016
LAWPRO is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 2005. Please be advised that accommodation is available in our recruitment processes to all applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Job Title: Quality Assurance (Contract): Reporting to Project Manager
(Contract)

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for applying the principles and practices of software quality assurance throughout the LAWPRO’s software development life cycle. Reporting to the Project Manager, this new role will operate with the constructs of our "Agile" development environment, and will join in the shared responsibility of ensuring our corporate software - including in-house developed applications as well as "off-the-shelf" software - works according to expected standards of quality including reliability, usability, performance, integration, consistency, and security.

Job Location: Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • KEY REQUIRMENTS:
  • At least 8 years of experience in hands-on functional, exploratory and automated testing.
  • Strong background in testing in an Agile environment and experience in releasing product in short cycles.
  • Know-how in evolving testing strategies that involve third party applications and legacy databases.
  • Ability to review and analyze the business requirements and user stories to validate the testability and identify the testing requirements.
  • Expertise in triaging failures, identifying root-cause, and defining corrective actions at project level.
  • Collaborate with software/systems personnel in application testing, such as system, regression, performance, and acceptance testing methods.
  • Aptitude to determine the feasibility of automating test scripts along with their benefit to the project.
  • Superior documentation skills with regards to writing test scenarios and recording defects.
  • Adept at managing test cases anddefects to closure.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Comfortable working in a small, lean team, and in a collaborative, professional environment
  • An interest in business domain and key business drivers influencing quality of software applications.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated and highly energetic person.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience testing functionally complex products in legal, insurance and/or financial services industry, understanding of end-to-end flow for one or more products.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Exposure to Java based projects/programs/products.
  • Exposure to Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) environment.
  • Experience with JIRA, testing and scripting tools.
  • NICE TO HAVE:
  • Notions of configuration management, like SVN.
  • Familiarity with automated deployment processes.
  • A track-record of innovation in testing.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send a resume today in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    P.O. Box 3
    Toronto, ON M5B 2L7
    E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
    Fax: (416) 598-5807
LAWPRO is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 2005. Please be advised that accommodation is available in our recruitment processes to all applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Job Title: Underwriting Counsel: Reporting to Vice President, TitlePLUS
(Permanent full-time)

LAWPRO is seeking an Underwriting Counsel for its TitlePLUS title insurance program. We are looking for an individual who is looking for an opportunity to use their legal skills in the field of title insurance, and is interested in assisting the real estate Bar across Canada.

Job Location: Toronto, Ontario

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a law degree and be called to the Bar of Ontario or another Canadian province and a member of the provincial Law Society, or a Québec notary and a member of the Chambre des Notaires du Québec;
  • Have a strong knowledge of real estate law and practice;
  • At least two years’ experience in real estate practice, strongly preferred;
  • Have the ability to assume responsibility for underwriting decisions;
  • Have well developed verbal and written communication skills;
  • Have an interest in keeping up with developments in real estate law in all Canadian provinces;
  • Have an interest in helping the TitlePLUS program grow through contact with lawyers, Québec notaries and others;
  • Be a strong team player and a good listener;
  • Have the ability to be self-directed and well-organized, and work efficiently under pressure;
  • Have excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, and knowledge of the TitlePLUS software, preferred;
  • Be available to work to 6:00 p.m. once a week or more often as required;
  • Bilingualism (English/French) would be an asset.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send their resume today in confidence to: Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street
    Suite 3101.
    Toronto, ON M5B 2L7
    E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
LAWPRO is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 2005. Please be advised that accommodation is available in our recruitment processes to all applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Reply in confidence to:

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company
Attention: Human Resources Department
250 Yonge Street
Suite 3101, P.O. Box 3
Toronto, ON    M5B 2L7
E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
fax: 416-598-5807
Key DatesMore

July 31, 2016
Real estate and civil litigation transaction levies and forms are due for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.

September 15, 2016
File your LAWPRO Risk Management Declaration by this date to qualify for the $50 premium discount on your 2017 premium for each LAWPRO-approved CPD program (to a maximum of $100) completed by this date.


 

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